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MDKSA-2004:149: postgresql Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Check for the version of the postgresql package
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory MDKSA-2004:149 (postgresql).
The Trustix development team found insecure temporary file creation problems in
a script included in the postgresql package. This could allow a possible hacker to
trick a user into overwriting arbitrary files he has access to.
The updated packages have been patched to prevent this problem.
Solution : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2004:149
Threat Level: High
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